Project Manager

InvestCloud | Posted 11-01-2022

London (IT)


Project Manager - InvestCloud, Inc.

London, UK


Position Overview

InvestCloud is looking for a bright and talented individual seeking to expand personal knowledge and expertise in project management. This position is appropriate for self-starters with strong analytical and organisational skills, as well as excellent command of project management approaches and a strong sense of ownership. The ideal candidate will have experience in the field and be highly capable of quickly mastering new key concepts.


Key Responsibilities

  • Break down projects into milestones, deliverables and activities
  • Work with Delivery Managers to slot resources to activities
  • Prepare weekly client-facing status reports
  • Prepare weekly internal status reports
  • Manage proprietary project management tools
  • Manage project finances (spend vs. budget, estimated time to completion, etc.)
  • Work closely with internal teams and stakeholders to practice good project governance, promote client happiness and look for up-sell opportunities
  • Be accountable for delivery
  • Leverage subject matter experts relentlessly to determine the optimal delivery approach
  • Ensure good project go-live, including coordinating with Technical Operations and Production Support
  • Report weekly project KPIs to divisional leadership
  • Participate in weekly internal project management and resourcing meetings
  • Communicate well with clients about project progress
  • Manage our design team and client management of the UX and UI

Requirements

  • Proven academics and a degree from a leading university required, advanced degrees and industry charters such as IT, Chartered Accounting a plus
  • Experience of working as a project manager in a leading consulting firm’s asset management practice advantageous
  • 3-5 years’ experience in project management, with exposure to agile project management methodologies required
  • Understands the asset management industry and has worked with both asset management operational and technology teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the presence and ability to engage clients effectively to shape positive outcomes
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritise workload (personal management)
  • Passion to learn emerging technologies and embrace continuous professional development is a must
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated and willing to \"do what it takes\" to get the job done, while remaining organised during the process
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Proven sense of ownership
  • Expert with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • PMP and/or knowledge and implementation of a project management methodology strongly preferred

Preferred Background

  • Experience running technical delivery projects
  • At least 2 years experience working in a consultancy firm or asset manager
  • Experience working with web orientated and/or SaaS projects
  • Understanding of the full project lifecycle including managing data and code deployments into a live environment
  • Understanding of IT support models and post-deployment
  • Has driven the use of Microsoft DevOps or Jira and can speak naturally to the process and technical implementation thereof
  • Has experience of setting up testing, understands the testing objectives and process
  • Understands what operational risk management is about and how to design auditable, risk managed business processes

About InvestCloud

InvestCloud is a global company specializing in digital platforms that enable the development of financial solutions, pre-integrated into the Cloud. The company offers on-demand client experiences and intuitive operations solutions using an ever-expanding library of modular apps, resulting in powerful products. Headquartered in Los Angeles, InvestCloud has over 20 global offices including New York, London, Geneva, Singapore, Tokyo, and Sydney, supporting trillions in assets across hundreds of diverse clients – from the largest banks in the world to wealth managers, asset managers and asset services companies.

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